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Main city

The capital is The Valley. It's set back a bit from the coastline and, therefore, is not a tourist magnet.


The island is relatively small. It measures about 5 kilometers (3 miles) wide and 25 kilometers (16 miles) long.

The land

Anguilla Island is fairly flat and much of the landscape is relatively dry.


The Eastern Caribbean Dollar is the official currency. However, the US Dollar is widely accepted.


English is the official language and widely spoken. Some people speak a Pidgin English.


Tourism is the chief income generator, followed by banking, fishing and boat construction.


Anguilla is a British Dependent Territory.

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